9.4  Female sterilisation

Female sterilisation is a surgical intervention that provides permanent contraception for women who do not want any more children. It is a safe and simple surgical procedure. Female sterilisation is also known as Tubal Ligation (TL), or ‘tying the tubes’, as well as VSC. TL is the procedure most commonly done in Ethiopia.

9.3  Techniques of sterilisation

9.4.1  Procedure